According to the most recent data on the cost of living, North Myrtle Beach has an overall cost of living index of 110 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only South Carolina, North Myrtle Beach has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than South Carolina's index of 94.
The standard of living in North Myrtle Beach ranks as #4135 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in South Carolina. By definition, that implies North Myrtle Beach ranks as the #2271 most expensive place in the Palmetto State.
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Housing swings affordability the most between places in South Carolina, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.
Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.